Terrazzo Workers and Finishers
On the Job
Terrazzo Workers and Finishers apply a mix of cement, sand, coloring, or marble chips to floors or other surfaces.
This career requires time standing, walking, or running.
Typical Work Tasks
People who work in this career often:
- Clean equipment or facilities.
- Clean surfaces in preparation for work activities.
- Clean work sites.
- Finish concrete surfaces.
- Load materials into construction equipment.
- Mix substances or compounds needed for work activities.
- Move construction or extraction materials to locations where they are needed.
- Pour materials into or on designated areas.
- Prepare surfaces for finishing.
- Spread concrete or other aggregate mixtures.
Typical Working Conditions
- Wearing common protective or safety equipment such as safety shoes, glasses, gloves, hearing protection, hard hats, or life jackets.
- Using your hands to handle, control, or feel objects, tools, or controls.
- Exposure to sounds or noise levels that are distracting or uncomfortable.
- Working with a group or team.
- The importance of being accurate or exact.
- Having face-to-face discussions.
- Meeting strict deadlines.
- Responsibility for others' health and safety.
- Close physical proximity with other people.
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